Tag Archives: moose hunting

$2,500 reward offered in moose-poaching case

The Maine Warden Service is looking for help in solving a case in which a cow moose was illegally shot during the October moose season, and Operation Game Thief is offering a $2,500 reward. According to a warden service press release, the cow moose was killed in Wildlife Management District 8 — a district where […]

Presque Isle ready for moose-permit lottery Saturday

Over the past two decades, Maine’s moose-permit lottery — an unlikely tourist attraction that involves the recitation of a few thousand names in a sometimes overheated meeting hall — has hop-scotched its way across the state. It’s been in Old Town and Rumford, Phippsburg and Freeport, Kittery and Fort Kent (among others). On Saturday, prospective […]

DIF&W’s moose permit lottery sign-up now open

Want to go moose-hunting this year? Want to go on the hunt of a lifetime? Want to make lifelong memories with family members and friends? Me, too. But you can’t win if you don’t play. And the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has announced that it is now accepting applications for its annual […]

Have a moose hunt horror story? Share it here!

At its best, a moose-hunting trip can be the adventure of a lifetime. Friends and family gather to take advantage of a long-awaited permit, they put their advance scouting to use, and emerge from the woods after a successful hunt with nothing but good memories. Alas, not all hunts are like that. No, some veteran […]

Hundreds pour in for moose-calling finale

Here’s a photo for you to ponder. Big crowd, eh? If I told you this photo was taken at 2 p.m. in Oquossoc, and you’ve been following Out There all day, you might think that folks are gearing up for the Rangeley Lakes Region Moose Lottery. And you’d be half right. These folks are on […]